Origin of thatcher
- Margaret (Hilda),1925–2013, British political leader: prime minister 1979–90.
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Examples from the Web for thatcher
“What Thatcher did was destroy the working class even as a concept,” says Warchus.‘Pride’: The Feel-Good Movie of the Year, and the Film Rupert Murdoch Doesn’t Want You to See
October 13, 2014
Thatcher appealed to what she believed to be universal values—of hard work and reward—rather than gender.The New Right-Wing Idol: Working Moms
July 16, 2014
He told The Daily Beast that he was sure Thatcher and the British public liked Reagan no matter what her senior staff thought.British Officials Portrayed Reagan as a “Bozo”
Nico Hines, Ben Jacobs
April 30, 2014
How a small British punk band fooled Reagan, Thatcher, the MI6, and American spies.The British Punk Band That Fooled Reagan, Thatcher And The CIA
January 4, 2014
By terrifying coincidence, this was the one poem that Thatcher herself thought to recall and misquote when she first met Larkin.Viva Hate: Inside the World of Morrissey
December 23, 2013
This firm was dissolved in 1865, by the withdrawal of Mr. Thatcher.
In 1851, this firm was dissolved and that of Thatcher, Burt & Co. formed.
When the child was born, neither the thatcher nor his daughter attempted to father it.The Manxman
One of her duties was, apparently, the care of a young Thatcher infant.Customs and Fashions in Old New England
Alice Morse Earle
She tossed over the back of her chair an envelope to Thatcher.The Story of a Mine
- Margaret (Hilda), Baroness (née Roberts). 1925–2013, British stateswoman; leader of the Conservative Party (1975–90); prime minister (1979–90)
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Word Origin and History for thatcher
early 14c. (late 12c. as a surname); agent noun from thatch (v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper